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Spatial information mining and visualization for Qinghai-Tibet Plateau's literature based on GIS
Author(s): Xuemei Wang; Mingguo Ma
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Paper Abstract

The subject intersection becomes a hot research topic recently. This paper tried to couple the Bibliometrics and Geographical Information System (GIS) technologies for studying on the spatial information mining and visualization from the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau's literature. All the literatures about Qinghai-Tibet Plateau research were indexed in the ISI Web of Knowledge. The statistical tables about the authors were extracted from the papers by using the method of bibliometrics. The spatial information of the author's countries was linked with the GIS database. The spatial distribution was presented by the format of maps based on the GIS technologies. Comparing with the regular presentation forms of the bibliometrical analysis, the spatial distribution maps can afford more abundant and intuitive senses for the users.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 October 2009
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 7492, International Symposium on Spatial Analysis, Spatial-Temporal Data Modeling, and Data Mining, 74920T (14 October 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.839525
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Xuemei Wang, Scientific Information Ctr. for Resources and Environment (China)
National Science Library (China)
Mingguo Ma, Cold and Arid Regions Environmental and Engineering Research Institute (China)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7492:
International Symposium on Spatial Analysis, Spatial-Temporal Data Modeling, and Data Mining
Yaolin Liu; Xinming Tang, Editor(s)

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